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Daughters car starts and then dies
, yeah, most of the

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Customer: daughters car starts and then dies
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: yeah, most of the time when we disconect the battery and leave it disconnected for about half an hour it will start and stay running, but not this time
it is a 2001 Pontiac grand prix
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 1 year ago.

Try unplugging the mass airflow sensor at engines air inlet, then crank the engine to see if it will start and stay running.